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John Hughes

Full name: John Hughes
Gender: Male
Born: June 14, 1903
Died: February 20, 1977 in Old Colwyn, Conwy, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

John Hughes won a gold medal in the Architecture section of the Arts competition at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics for his “Design of a Sports and Recreation Centre with Stadium for the City of Liverpool”. He was a British architect, who came from the Liverpool School of Architecture. He had visited Germany and his style was influenced by this experience. However, his Olympic award-winning design was not realized. He designed St. Andrew's Gardens, a building inspired by Art Deco and today serving as a dormitory for the University of Liverpool. Amongst others, Hughes worked with the famous Liverpool architect Sir Lancelot Keay.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning Great Britain GBR 1 Gold

Mixed Architecture, Designs For Town Planning

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings 1 Designs for a Sports and Recreation Center with Stadium for Liverpool
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